Villa La Massa closes for the winter season from November 1st 2015 and will re-open on April 8th 2016 Fascinating 16th century Medicean dwelling on the outskirts of Firenze (6 Km. from the city center). Recently restored according to the Tuscan and Florentine style traditions, adding new luster to the splendid old mansion. The complex situated on the banks of the Arno River consists of three villas, the Noble Villa, the Old Mill and the Villino. The hotel offers 35 guest rooms (12 suites) all different from one another and filled with antique furniture. All rooms have a marble bathroom, air conditioning, mini-bar, satellite TV, direct dial telephone and Internet connection. Since the hotel was turned into a luxury hotel in 1948, many famous guests have enjoyed a stay at Villa la Massa: Clark Gable, Winston Churchill, Barbara Hutton, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton - just to name a few. More recently, David Bowie and Iman held their wedding at the Villa. Managed by Villa d'Este Hotels.